Jennifer Lawrence Almost Asked Seth Meyers Out When He Was Engaged: Watch the Funny Clip!

Close call! On Tuesday, December 15, Jennifer Lawrence appeared on Late Night With Seth Meyers, where she revealed her all-too-real crush on the Saturday Night Live alum, 41. The X-Men: Apocalypse star, 25, said that when she hosted SNL several years ago, her crush reached its peak.

“You probably know this by now because I told everybody at NBC,” she revealed to Meyers. “Years ago I did SNL. You were working there. I had a really big crush on you. I had this whole plan. All week I’m all, ‘He’s going to ask me out. He’s totally going to ask me out.’ I created the romance in my head because I’m delusional.”

When Meyers didn’t ask her out, Lawrence made the bold decision to take matters into her own hands.

Jennifer Lawrence and Seth Meyers
Jennifer Lawrence and Seth Meyers Lloyd Bishop/NBC via Getty Images

“I had this whole plan. I was going to ask you out,” she explained. “I started — thank God — I talked to the wardrobe lady about it. I was like, ‘I’m going to ask Seth Meyers out. I’m going to give him my number.’ And she was like, ‘Honey, he’s engaged.’”

In fact, Meyers was engaged at the time to his now-wife, Alexi Ashe, who he wed in September 2013. Given that time has passed since her humiliation, Lawrence felt she could share the story.

Alexi Ashe and Seth Meyers
Seth Meyers and his wife Alexi Ashe Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images

“You guys are married now. You’re safe, locked away,” she said, laughing. “I would never go after another woman's man. I always forget about step one — find out if he has a woman. I get so carried away and already go into the delusion of ‘Oh, my God, we’re in love!’ Oh, my God, I’m like a predator.”

Watch the funny exchange now!

 

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